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Noble Releases New Forage Crabgrass Cultivar Called Impact

Noble Research Institute plant breeders have developed a new crabgrass cultivar that is later-maturing than Red River crabgrass. Impact crabgrass is adapted for the south-central and southeastern U.S. and is available through Barenbrug, USA.

U.S. Pecan Growers Face Devastating Storms, Tariff Trouble

History has shown that the pecan industry is resilient, but the tariff trouble is proving to be just one hurdle the U.S. pecan industry needs to overcome. Thanks to recent storms, pecan growers now have bigger problems.

Planning For Tax Filing Time on the Farm or Ranch

Noble Research Institute researchers have been looking at two methods in cow-calf production to extend the grazing season on bermudagrass-based pastures and reduce winter feeding of stored feeds.

Gauging The Current Outlook for Preconditioning Cattle

Many reports show a cow-calf operation can gain value by preconditioning its calves before marketing. This article looks at the preconditioning outlook as of October 2018 and other items.

Look for These Soil Health Indicators in the Field

Soil color and structure, the presence of biological activity like earthworms and dung beetles, rooting resistance, and soil smell can help farmers and ranchers determine the health of their soils.

White-Tailed Deer Facts, Findings and Numbers

A look at 2016-2017 deer harvest numbers and trends for Oklahoma, Texas, the Southeast and U.S. provides insight for land managers and hunters.

Offsetting Winter Supplementation With Pasture

Noble Research Institute researchers have been looking at two methods in cow-calf production to extend the grazing season on bermudagrass-based pastures and reduce winter feeding of stored feeds.

One Noble Summer: About the Lloyd Noble Scholars Program

In 2018, 19 students joined the Noble Research Institute for a summer of hands-on research and the opportunity to explore agriculture.

Students Test Their Knowledge of Natural Resources

The Oklahoma Envirothon is a team-based competition for high school students interested in learning about the fundamentals of natural resource management.

Noble Microscopes: Inspiring the Next Generation of Ag Scientists

Microscopes have become an integral component of youth education programs at the Noble Research Institute and throughout Oklahoma.